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True Warnings and False Alarms: Evaluating Fears about the Health Risks of Technology, 1948-1971

Author:Allan Mazur
Date: 2004
Publication:Resources for the Future, Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

  1. True Warnings and False Alarms
  2. Technology as Friend and Sometime Foe: 1900-1947
  3. Lawless's Era: 1948-1971
  4. Why Experts in Technical Controversies Disagree
  5. Evaluating the Lawless Warmings: True or False?
  6. Coding the Cases
  7. Hallmarks of True and False Alarms
  8. Hindsight and Foresight

Contacts

Allan Mazur
URL: http://cepa.maxwell.syr.edu/papers/45.html
Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
The Maxwell School, Syracuse University
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